Living

Living

Dog shovels snow in Boston area

A very good boy in Melrose, Massachusetts, helped his owner shovel snow from a parking lot on Feb. 18 after heavy snow swept across the Boston area. Emily Marschok captured her dog Rossi holding a snow shovel in his mouth.

Travel

Hermitage Club puts you in center of private ski resort

The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain is a premiere destination for any New England visitor or local. Southern Vermont is easily accessible, just two hours from Boston and four hours from New York City, and puts you right in the center of the East Coast's only private ski resort. Members enjoy year-round entertainment surrounded by the natural beauty of the mountains.

Travel

New York’s Finger Lakes region has it all: history, adventure, outdoors

New York's Finger Lakes region is a beautiful destination filled with history, adventure and the great outdoors. Hikers, historians, artists and literary buffs alike can find numerous attractions to draw them to the area. From Mark Twain's time spent writing in Elmira, to the Corning Museum of Glass, and the natural splendor of forests and lakes, this is a truly inspirational trip.

Home & Garden

Top smart home trends for 2019

Still haven't installed your first smart home product? You could soon be the last home on the block. Nearly 30 million smart home products will be sold in 2019, according to the Consumer Technology Association. That's a 23 percent increase from last year, signaling a real tipping point for the industry.

Home & Garden

Plumber: Kitchen faucet spray choices

Q: Dear Ed: I'm a regular reader of your column and enjoy the topic of new plumbing technology. I'll be shopping for a new kitchen faucet soon and want a pullout spray type. Since I want cool features, what new spray head options are available?

Home & Garden

Ask Angie’s List: How should I maintain my hardwood floor?

Hardwood flooring is one of the most popular flooring choices for the home, and no wonder. It offers strength, durability and great looks. Plus, it tends to have a high return on investment when you start calculating resale value. But hardwood is also an expensive flooring choice, so you want to take the best possible care of it. Plus, it tends to be more vulnerable to the wrong cleaning choices than other kinds of flooring. Take these steps to ensure a long life and a beautiful finish:

Alaska ferry system may cut some of its run to Bellingham

The southern terminus of the Alaska Marine Highway System is in Bellingham, but Alaska officials may cut service here in the winter months.